We almost moved to Ecuador instead of Panama. Several strong reasons we didn’t. One of the lesser reasons was their propensity for cuy, aka guinea pig. We could never get used to this!
I still keep in touch with some Ecuador blogs and found this interesting post. Apparently a town called Quingeo has a cuy festival of sorts.
Here’s a picture of this year’s “queen”, dressed as befit a queen.
Here’s another photo of the queen, dressed for dinner.
Talk about playing with your food!